Fools' Crusade (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
320
Utgivningsdatum
2002-09-01
Förlag
Pluto Press
Illustrationer
notes, index
Dimensioner
215 x 135 x 14 mm
Vikt
400 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
1 Paperback
ISBN
9780745319506
Fools' Crusade (häftad)

Fools' Crusade

Yugoslavia,NATO and Western Delusions

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The humanitarian bombing of Yugoslavia played a key role in gaining support of the centre left for war as an instrument of policy. In this study, Johnstone identifies the common geopolitical interests running through past, present and future military interventions.
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  1. Ifrågasätt dig själv, det är du värd!
    Jarek, 21 augusti 2007

    Rubriken säger varför jag läste boken. Bilden av kriget i Bosnien började bli allt svårare att acceptera i ljuset av det som framkommit senare. Den absoluta vändningen för mig var Libanon och hur det hanterades i den svenska pressen. Jag kunde inte längre tro på de nyheter som förmedlas. Frågan lät sig inte längre ignoreras, vad hände egentligen i Bosnien. Diana Johnstone vänder upp och ner på min värld och hon är berädd att backa upp vad hon säger. Varje kapitel har mellan 55 och 127 referen... Läs hela recensionen

  2. Propaganda and Sheer Lies!

    Let us begin by analyzing the focal poits made by Johnstone. Her principal postulation is that Bosnian Serbs were not the aggressor in the Bosnian war but the victims. This is an extremely preposterous assertion and it contradicts the unequivocal evidence gathered by the leading experts in the field. Supported by Serbia, Bosnian Serbs were military superior to both Bosnian Muslims and Croats. This is irrefutable! Also, Johnstone makes aberrant accusations by claiming that perhaps Muslims were... Läs hela recensionen

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'A 'must' book for progressives, and for anybody who wants to cut through the remarkable structure of disinformation regarding the Kosovo war. An excitingly original and powerful book' -- Edward S. Herman

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Diana Johnstone is a distinguished essayist and columnist who has previously published with Verso, amongst others. She writes frequently for CounterPunch and ZNet among many high-profile publications in Europe and the US. Her articles on the Balkans have been translated in many European languages. She lives in Paris.

Innehållsförteckning

Part 1 The Yugoslav guinea pig: invisible Serbia; invisible economic causes; invisible Croatia; greater Serbia or smaller Yugoslavia?; integrating Europe, disintegrating Yugoslavia; multicultural Bosnia versus multicultural Yugoslavia. Part 2 Moral dualism in a multicultural world: Manichean media; creating public opinion; the uses of rape; criminalizing the rogues; presumed guilty until proven innocent; the long arm of globalization. Part 3 Comparative nationalisms: from state-building to state-breaking; Slovenia - the end of solidarity; Croatian nationalism - the end of Yugoslavism. Part 4 The making of empires: Germany is born again; reclaiming the Habsburg heritage. Part 5 The new imperial model: Albanians - a people in search of an empire; victims and vengeance; the triumph of hatred; democracy in the new world order. Part 6 Postscript - perpetual war: the idealization of war; the real existing new world order.